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post #136 of 4901
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Originally Posted by alliswell View Post
The tip should always cover the belt...

But not go past the belt, IMO. Essentially it should just rest on the belt.
post #137 of 4901
Just got my first one in the mail today. A slate blue garza grossa grenadine. Absolutely beautiful and I couldn't be happier. Definitely won't be my last Hober. Thanks David for a great tie and fantastic service!
post #138 of 4901
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Originally Posted by Sam Hober View Post
NOBD,

Your tie is on its way and here are some photos of the construction process:

Here your Dark Chocolate Grenadine Garza Fina Tie has been folded, pinned and partially sewn:







A better photo of the area where tipping usually is; note what I was trying to explain earlier - the wool interlining is perfectly fitted. Normally the interlining simply has a flat finish above the tipping area.

The wool is naturally a lighter color so we have hand dyed the wool at our workshop, actually outside in the garden.







Here you can see the rolled edges and finished tie:





Large closeup photos of Grenadine Garza Grossa & Fina weaves are here:

http://www.samhober.com/grenadinesilks/grenadine.htm


(Sorry for the full quote, but) that looks great, David! Thank you very much for the wonderful work and for making these photos. Can't wait to see it IRL.
post #139 of 4901
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Originally Posted by Sam Hober View Post

... the wool interlining is perfectly fitted. Normally the interlining simply has a flat finish above the tipping area.

The wool is naturally a lighter color so we have hand dyed the wool at our workshop, actually outside in the garden.


David-

Two brilliant innovations. Well done. I'm sending all my grenandines back for retrofitting

-J
post #140 of 4901
Thanks for the photos David.
post #141 of 4901
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Originally Posted by HarleyBob View Post
I received 3 more ties from David today. A navy grenadine fina silk, a greenish gold grenadine fina silk, and an Atkinson striped poplin #46. I received 5 from him last week. Beautiful ties all of them. I have nine more that are in various stages of production/shipping, bringing my Hober total to 61, and three more in the cart trying to decide to pull the trigger on them.

I have a bad addiction and must stop. Does anyone know where I can go for tie rehab?

No idea where you can go for rehab, but feel free to ship me your ties for safe keeping while you're there
post #142 of 4901
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Originally Posted by Sam Hober View Post
NOBD,

Your tie is on its way and here are some photos of the construction process:

Now how sick is it that a tie you ordered gets pics like that? Thats really insane man.
post #143 of 4901
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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post
Now how sick is it that a tie you ordered gets pics like that? Thats really insane man.

the only other time i have seen that offered was for a BB Martin Greenfeild suit for 15K.
post #144 of 4901
I like these madder paisleys very much + flower motif (by Sam Hober):



comparison pic with some paisleys by an English tie maker - (3 on right)

+++ depth and brightness of of colour



grenadine grosza


beautiful coarse silk PS - dichromatism of red and green
post #145 of 4901
What fabric is that last square, and do you have any shots in the wild (in a jacket)?
post #146 of 4901
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Originally Posted by Pliny View Post
I like these madder paisleys very much + flower motif (by Sam Hober):
grenadine grosza

Damn, I love the grenadines on the left and right. The white and brown stripes are amazing! Really leaning towards grabbing one of those soon.
post #147 of 4901
What color is the center tie? Sage #19 or Olive #18? Thanks
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post #148 of 4901
I'm surprised that anyone would entertain buying ties from anywhere else after looking through this thread. Brilliant.

Customised in their entirety, and construction second to none. Has me scratching my head on why I've spent so much money at Drake's.
post #149 of 4901
David, any plans to do bow ties in the future?
post #150 of 4901
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Originally Posted by SpooPoker View Post
Now how sick is it that a tie you ordered gets pics like that? Thats really insane man.

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